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Resources pertaining to the adjustment technique of activator methods.

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Activator Methods Chiropractic Technique

Activator Method Chiropractic Technique was developed by Dr. Arlan W. Fuhr and is one of the core techniques taught at Logan College of Chiropractic.

This research guide contains information on books, DVDs, CD and CDs in Logan's library collection.  Click a tab above to browse these items.  In addition, activator research articles may be found by searching through the list of chiropractic journals or databases.


"Activator Methods Chiropractic Technique seeks to conduct a systematic analysis of basic body biomechanics, with the understanding that disturbed mechanics leads to function.  Using a series of diagnostic provocative maneuvers and leg checks to identify the location of subluxations, the therapeutic goal is to restore proper body mechanics through the application of low-force adjustments."

Source: Cooperstein R, Gleberzon BJ. Technique systems in chiropractic. St. Louis: Churchill Livingstone; 2004.

Activator History with Dr. Fuhr